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Legal Updates

At Drew & Napier, we provide legal updates and publications on the latest legal and regulatory developments that matter to our clients and friends.

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Note: The legal updates and publications on this site are for general information only and should not be considered legal advice.

Showing 10 recent updates
  • Competition Law Quarterly Update Q1/2014

    31 March 2014
    View interesting updates on competition law development and cases in Singapore and around the world.
  • CCS Releases Airline Industry Market Study Findings Summary

    18 March 2014
    The Competition Commission of Singapore released a summary report regarding cooperation arrangements which may result to net economic benefits between airlines.
  • SGX's New Listing Manual Rules on Notification Requirements

    21 February 2014
    The Singapore Exchange Ltd. has introduced new notification requirements in Practice Note 7.2 of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited Listing Rules for Mainboard issuers.
  • Personal Data Protection (Do Not Call Registry) Regulations 2013

    13 December 2013
    This update discusses the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (Commencement) Notification 2013, which provides for a phased implementation of the Do Not Call provisions under the Personal Data Protection Act and the related Personal Data Protection (Do Not Call) Registry Regulations 2013.
  • Proposed changes to the Banking Act

    10 December 2013
    This update discusses a recent consultation paper published by the Monetary Authority of Singapore which proposes several changes to the Singapore Banking Act.
  • Changes in the Singapore Patents Act

    10 December 2013
    Changes in the Singapore Patents Act will come into effect on 14 February 2014. These changes would introduce a shift from the present self-assessment system to a positive grant system.
  • SGX’s new Mainboard Rules for Mineral, Oil and Gas companies

    4 December 2013
    This update discusses the new Mainboard admission rules and continuing listing obligations for mineral, oil and gas companies which were recently introduced by Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX).
  • International Arbitration Quarterly – Nov 2013

    28 November 2013
    In this issue we discuss: a Court of Appeal decision which held that parties that do not actively attack a domestic international award may still rely on the defences to enforcement as long as there are no issues of waiver; and on defences to enforcement and a UK Supreme Court decision which held that an anti-suit injunction may be issued where the party seeking to uphold the arbitration agreement has not commenced arbitration and has no intention of doing so.
  • More legal protection for PMEs

    18 November 2013
    This update discusses the recent amendments to the Employment Act and the Ministry of Manpower’s public consultation on the proposed amendments to the Industrial Relations Act, which seek to provide more legal protection for professionals, managers and executives employed in Singapore.
  • MAS proposes regulatory changes to facilitate better understanding of prospectuses

    21 October 2013
    This update discusses the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (“MAS’s”) consultation paper on its proposed regulatory changes to enhance the current rules for prospectus disclosures in securities offerings.